Thoughts on Michelangelo: Uber's Machine Learning Platform

20 Nov 2018   Reading and dissecting the way Uber does Machine Learning.

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Python 3 Subprocess Examples

03 Nov 2018   Examples on how to spawn and control OS-level processes from a python script, using the new Subprocess module.

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Paper Summary: Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures

02 Nov 2018   Summary of the 2001 article "Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures" by Leo Breiman.

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Gnu Awk: One-line Examples

28 Sep 2018   Examples on how to use awk commands to process text information on shell scripts.

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Interactive controls for Jupyter notebooks: Python Examples

20 Sep 2018   Examples on how to add interactive controls to jupyter notebooks.

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Caching Function Results in Python: Examples using Joblib and Functools

15 Sep 2018   In many cases (web development, data analysis, etc) it's useful to be able to store results that take long to re-compute. These solutions allow you to save results (either in memory or on disk) so that all function calls after the first one become constant-time lookups.

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Risk in Machine Learning Models

06 Sep 2018   Machine Learning models can make actual decisions that affect your business. However, things can go wrong, which introduces risk that must be dealt with.

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Paper Summary: SMOTE: Synthetic Minority Over-sampling Technique

02 Sep 2018   Summary of the 2002 article "SMOTE: Synthetic Minority Over-sampling Technique" by Chawla et al.

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Heads-up for Deploying Scikit-learn Models to Production: Quick Checklist

01 Sep 2018   A couple of tips for addressing common problems and unexpected situations when using scikit-learn models in production..

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